What does success look like for you? How will you get there? What will enable you to persevere when the going gets tough? How will you adapt to the continuously changing world? Are you preparing for careers that don’t exist yet?
Getting an education helps you develops your critical thinking skills, giving you the ability to ask vital questions, weigh pros and cons, assess options, and make good decisions.
What would success look like for you if you couldn’t read? For the majority of the impoverished around the world, access to education is either limited or nonexistent. What would the world look like if everyone had access to education?
As you make decisions about where you will go to college, define success for yourself (earning money to make a decent life for yourself is a given, of course) and outline pathways to your success.